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>> in the news this sunday morning, june 17th, a toddler drowns in san mateo after wandering away from her home. and oakland police search for a hit-and-run suspect after one person is killed in a crash. good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, carolyn. good morning. we are in the east bay here. vollmer peak. you will notice it's hazy out there but the fog is continuing to surge up from the central coast. we are feeling the effects in the city, half moon bay and even
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oakland and napa where numbers are in the 50s. and 66 fremont, 77 in antioch. so the fog will continue to parallel the coast. wants to move across the bay, but that won't happen today. it will stay right here along the short line and we will look for cooler conditions everywhere. but more dramatically coast today. 50s and 60s starting out. we will still see the 70s by noontime in the inland valleys but 60s at the coast it will be more temperate. 80s around the bay in the warmest inland valleys. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. tragedy strikes a san mateo family after their three-year-old daughter drowns in a lagoon near the family apartment. a candlelight vigil was held last night outside the complex on day street in san mateo where the child died yesterday. her child initially called 911 reporting her daughter missing. she wandered away from their home around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the police quickly began searching.
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she was discovered in the lagoon by neighbors a short time later. >> the child was pulled from the water. they had tried to revive the child, but weren't able to. >> it's really sad. yeah. i hope i don't know the child. it will be worse. >> the little girl's identity has not been released. the san mateo corner's office has taken over the investigation but by all accounts this appears to be an accidental death. oakland police are looking for the hit and run driver connected to a deadly collision in east oakland last night. at least one person died in the crash near 61st avenue and east lawn just after 9:00 last night. that intersection was shut down while police gathered evidence and talk to witnesses. so far no details about the driver who left the scene. they consider this a hit-and-run homicide. police plan to release more
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information later this morning. dozens of burlingame residents are out of their home today because of a fire that caused widespread damage to their apartment building. we first reported the fire on cadillac way as breaking news yesterday morning. abc7 news reporter follows up with the displaced residents. >> the woman, said someone get out because my apartment is on fire. if i stayed there for a couple minutes i wouldn't be here right now. >> fear and flames rushed across the top floor of this building. investigators believe burning grease caused the blaze that destroyed several apartments. >> two were involved with heavy fire damage, and then 15 october -- fifteen on the third floor are uninhabitable due to smoke and heat. >> 25 apartments and more than 50 people are impacted. the red cross set up a disaster center inside the apartment's clubhouse where displaced residents can get food and water and even a place to sleep. normally the red cross would put people up in hotels.
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>> unfortunately right now there are not very many hotel rooms available. the u.s. open has apparently filled up a lot of hotel rooms. >> the frustration for many residents is growing. not just because of the lack of lodging, but also because of this. >> the fire alarms didn't go off and i didn't hear anything at all. >> some residents that i spoke with said the alarms sound once they were just about out of the building. the complex uses manual fire alarms. investigators are checking the entire system to see if smoke detectors, which are not required to be hooked up to the siren system, were working. regardless, several people don't plan to move back into this complex. >> it makes me uneasy that the fire alarm went off so late. it makes me doubt like, i don't know, doubt like the security system. >> the apartment management would not comment on the fire or on the alarm system. but i did learn that the entire
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system was tested by a third party company and it passed inspection in april. in burlingame, i'm lease you, abc7 news. a possible gang shooting in san jose has sent one person in the hospital. last night multiple shots were fired near pride and orange streets. one person was shot perhaps in the back. police are looking for two people who drove off in a newer beige vehicle, possibly a honda. so far no suspects are in custody. this morning a major water main break in benicia is fixed after causing a street and highway closer while crews were working to repair it. public works shut off the water yesterday afternoon but not before the pressure raised the pavement on west seventh street three feet above ground. water reached the off ramp of interstate 780. west seventh street and the off hampton off-ramp were reopened around midnight. parents and teachers in oakland say the school direct
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-- district has left them no chose but to camp out at lakeview elementary. the cam and rally yesterday afternoon, designed to show the district it can't close schools just because it wants to. lakeview is one of five schools the district has shut down. parents say this grass roots movement is not going away. well, what's happening is that we are taking our schools back. taxpayers, people from the community, the parents, the teachers, they are taking what belongs to them back. the school board should not have the right or power to close schools in neighbors. every neighborhood deserves a school in it. >> the district said the school has to close because of budget concerns and declining enrollment. there's a new scholarship established to honor one of san francisco's fallen heros. last year you might remember ltd. firefighter victor perez and firefighter anthony valerio died while battling a house
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fire. yesterday the family and friends of perez funded a scholarship at his high school alma mater. his brother told us it has been a tough year. >> every day we definitely think about him and kind of almost set my day to how i feel. i kind of think about it from there. but it's been really difficult. i mean, he was like a second dad to me growing up in our neighborhood. our dad worked so hard so he always looked out for me growing up. >> the scholarship at reardon is $25,000 for sons of firefighters. coming up next the world has an eye on election day in greece where voters could very well be deciding that country's economic future. and hot and dry weather is creating more problems for firefighters battling blazes across the west.
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>> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> voters in greece are heading to the polls today for the second time in the last six weeks for the most critical election in 40 years. at stake is the country's place in the union and the european dollar itself. world markets have been waiting to see how greeks will vote. will they accept billions in financial bailouts and deep spend be cuts or will they seed with a young politician that promises to republican up those agreement, cancel privatization and national lies the banks. there will be more on that coming up on "good morning america" after our local news here on abc7. in egypt, polls are open for the second and last day of the presidential election. this is the first time the egyptians have had a choice on electing their leader.
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experts say that person will most likely be forced to answer to the military. the military recently dissolved parliament and the country has no new constitution. two major topics are dominating this nation's presidential race this week. mitt romney is talking jobs and president obama talking immigration. both issues come up on abc "this week "while they talk about america's future. romney campaign chair tim pawlenty joins the debate over america's future. abc "this week" with george stephanopoulos airs this morning on abc7. prosecutors are wrapping up their molestation case against former penn state football coah jerry sandusky tomorrow. but today sandusky is undergoing court-ordered psychiatric testing. cnn reports according to a source with knowledge ever the case, they wanted a psychological exam after his lawyers won the right
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to introduce testimony on whether he suffers from a mental disorder. sandusky is charged with sexually abusing at least ten boys over a 15-year span, charges he adamantly denies. >> dry weather in colorado is not helping an army of firefighters trying to contain massive wildfires in the rockies. here's chuck severson with the latest. >> reporter: there's no end in site to the wall of flames ravaging across four western states, including this one in the high park, colorado. >> 181 homes destroyed by this fire. my you understanding is that makes this the most destructive wildfire in colorado. >> more than 85 square miles are scorched and more than 1500 firefighters are trying to bring it under control. >> they are are putting their lives on the line, putting all their skills and efforts on making sure the fire is contained as rapidly at possible. >> now we any where and how it began. the tree that started it all.
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>> they have found in the south part, south edge of the area, the actual tree where the lightning struck. eight days ago. >> since then hundreds have fled their homes in an effort to escape a fast moving fire wall. starery anderson who owns a guest ran such a fire victim. he lost all his food for his 45 horses. >> the hay we had up there is gone, the grass is gone. >> but there is a ray of hope. the fire spared the cabins. the many residents in the little bear fire in southern new mexico felt the full brunt. at least 224 homes are destroyed. the lightning-sparked blaze started twelve days ago and as destroyed everything in its path. chuck severson, abc news, new york. in southern california a brush fire is burning out of control right now in riverside county. the fire near the city of beaumont has charred 2,000 acres of brush. it's still growing near the ten freeway. it's only about ten percent
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contained. firefighters have been dealing with winds gusting up to 30 americans. no injuries fortunately, and no structures threatened. officials say the cause of that fire is under investigation. we have had fierce ourselves here in the bay area, but so far nothing like that. >> right. >> thankfully. >> and no red flag warnings. the wind coming from a better direction today out of the south and that is cooling us down already from our sue tremendous camera it kind ever looks warm out there. we are talking 50s at the coast and even a south west wind cooling antioch off. so i will explain about our cooling trend and tell you how long it's going to last. that's all coming up. >> the smog or haze, not smog? >> a little haze there. >> thank you, lisa. also next, moving day at the u.s. open. tiger woods going in the wrong direction on the leaderboard. mike shumann has the highlights
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>> eatologist lisa argen is here now. what should we talk about on this father's day? >> anything and everything." we had half a dozen triple digit readings yesterday from morgan hill up to napa and sonoma. today no one will see the 100s. we are looking at better air quality. >> that's good. >> and a cool trend headed our way. santa cruz yesterday almost 80 degrees. but take a look. you can see the fog right off the coast there.
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and it will be rolling kind of parallel to the shoreline. we will look for the cooling trend with a couple degrees cooler there. as much as 18 trees cooler here in the city where we were 86 credit. upper 60s today. we had 106. that was the warm spot, livermore airport with sonoma and napa not far behind as well as gilmore and morgan hill all over 100 degrees. live doppler 7 hd right now is on and sweeping from mount saint helena, and we won'ting looking at any rain, but mist and drizzle will return along the peninsula tonight due to an increased presence and a this canner marine layer. right now it's shallow. 54 in half moon bay so the southerly surge has been going on since about 2:00 this morning and it is reaching all the way into antioch. although numbers still look quite mild in the low 60s. uner 60s in livermore. 63 in san jose. so we are starting out warmer than yesterday, but look it, seven degrees cooler in antioch
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and that's because of the southwesterly wind. fairfield up to 15 miles an hour. when we see that, we know we've got some cooling all the way into our inland valleys. although it will be more modest there, much more draw mat eck around the bay and coast. mild this morning and cooler for father's day today, and the cooling trend taking us through the next couple of days before we warm up again for another day or two. so here's the fog. it will continue to slide up to the north, past point rays today and then we look for it just sitting along the shoreline. today numbers coming down as much as 12 degrees for napa and livermore. 18 degrees cooler back into the upper 60s for the city. half moon bay a few degrees cooler, as well as santa cruz. so we did have the nice on shore flow right at the coast yesterday. so it was much more comfortable. and today that breeze will continue to allow for the cooling locally, but inland we've got the triple digit heat and the red flag warnings from the sierra nevada into western nevada. so no relief here.
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another day of oppressive heat. 81 los angeles, 91 in yosemite. we will look for more of a breeze here for the u.s. open. probably more sweaters and jackets on the course today with 50s and 60s. this afternoon we will look at numbers in the upper 70s in oakland. ten degrees cooler for you, and as much as fifteen degrees cooler for the santa clara valley. 88 there. 98 in livermore with 86 in san rafael. look for the low 90s for the extreme north bay. much, must have better than yesterday. 64 half moon bay. here we will look for a little cooling because we already had the sea breeze yesterday. today in oakland, taking the edge offer that heat with more sunshine and temperatures in the upper 60s early afternoon to the mid-70s later on. the cooling trend takes us through tuesday and then wednesday summer begins. we are a little warmer. nothing too extreme. and thursday, friday and saturday going back down again.
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so a better day today. >> a little relief. thank you, lisa. coming up at 7:00, after our newscast, is good morning america. dan hairston is joining us live now from new york to tell us what they are working on. good morning, dan. >> carolyn, good morning to you. always happy to talk two on a sunday morning. coming up on our broadcast, is greece the berth place of democracy, as we all know? is this country now on the verge of setting up a fresh global economic crisis, one that could damage america's fragile economy? we will take a look at the chaos in this invent civilization and tell you what it means for you. and also scary questions about whether the massive wildfire in colorado, already the most destructive in the state's history, might burn straight through the summer? ginger is all over that story. plus, if you own a tablet computer it is almost certain it is an ipad. so why then is microsoft, which has traditionally made just software, now about to jump into the tablet game?
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and it this something you might want to buy? and bristol palin getting sued. these on the verge of her reality tv come back but she's facing a lawsuit by this guy who was caught on tape heckling her. he says his life was ruined by this video which is now being used to promote the show. we will get into the debate coming up on gma. carolyn, i always want to tell you, we will finally put to rest this myth that dogs are better at laying fetch than cats. serious news coming up on gma on this sunday morning. hope we will see you then. >> that really is serious. back to the guy with bristol palin, he knew the cameras were there. you know. >> that's her argument or at least her team's argument and her network's argument. he saw the cameras and he knew what was going on. he should have known that it was going to be used. >> well, and especially as a victory, defense defend tinted
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to be a promo for the show. >> i suppose you are right and it's also worth pointing out that as far as i know, he started the thing. >> oh, okay. dan, are you a dad? >> i am not a dad, but hoping to be. reasonably newly married and it's a top priority. >> oh, okay. so no happy father's day this year but who knows, maybe next year? >> fingers crossed. >> all right. thanks, dan. we will see you at seven. >> thank you. >> all right. we are going to check out sports now. at 3:10 this afternoon, not 3:00, 3:10 co-leaders graham mcdowell and jim furyk tee off at the olympic club in san francisco. both hoping to win their second u.s. championship. both men are at one-under par and the only players in red figures going into the final round. what about tiger? he will be trying to make a charge after struggling
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good morning. well, no one is exempt from the trials and tribulations of a u.s. open course, not even tiger woods. he started yesterday's third round-under par and ended the day way over par. three straight days of perfect conditions at the olympic club. tiger wishing for a redo. two bogeys in the first three hole. fredrik moved up. ears only two shots back. and lee wood with a 67. he had this great birdie on 18. he's tied for fourth at 2-over. two time u.s. open champ ernie els puts himself in contention with this eagle. tips it in on the par 517 for an eagle. he's also two over. shot of the day on the par 3 13. john peterson, are you kidding me? a hole-in-one. you can go ahead and celebrate. 2003 open champ jim furyk birdie putt on 11 puts him in the lead at one-under. he's tied with graham mcdowell, the 2010 champ. he would make birdie. 68 only date puts him at 1-under. and tiger on 18, a long putt for par.
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he would bogey, a 5-over 75 on the day. he has no quit in him. here's the leaderboard. jim furyk and mcdowell in the final group. watch out for westwood and els. tiger 5 back at 4-over. it will be a great father's day for someone. tim lincecum, 11 miles outside of seattle. he played his college ball at u. w. and was on the mound last night against the mariners. first time pitching as a giant in his adopted hometown of seattle. once again he struggled out of the gate. bottom of the first. castro wells gone. solo shot. 1-0. two batters later. and 2-nothing mariners. timmy, not the showing he was looking for. giants battle back and tied. in the fourth they get the lead. ron theriot singles in belt. terrible row, two rbis. and then crawford comes in with a base hit. giants up 4-2. runners on the corners. timmy throws in the dirt. gets past buster percentcy. ichiro scores. lincecum gave up 5 runs in five
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innings. and winning run on the infield single. giants lose 7-4. timmy is now 2-8 on the season. well, the a's won their fifth straight yesterday with a win over the cowboys. former cal bears ross on the hill. flirting with a no-hitter. you won't believe who broke it up. ross, brought up from triple-a yesterday. his first start since the 30th. six ks. if you want a no-hitter, you need run support. seth smith delivers, solo blast. 1-0, a's. you also need great defense. watch coco crisp. a leaping catch. and ross a no-hitter through five. but in the sixth the cal stanford rivalry never ends. former cardinal carlos quentin ends it with a 2-run shot. ross allowed only one hit in six innings. shawn doolittle in for the a's. gives up the two-run double. padres up 4-3. wild pitch tied it up for the a's. then pinch-hitting jonny gomes. see ya! 2-run blast. his seventh.
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a's hold on for their fifth straight win, 6-4, your final. nba finals game three tonight right here on abc7. coverage starts at 4:30. stick around for after the game. happy father's day for everyone out there. i'm mike shumann. have a great day. >> up next, singing a sour tune and why some parents say the san francisco boy's chorus is in the midst of a management crisis. >> i'm nannette miranda in sacramento county with a tiny town has become infested with locusts. for one farming family they have become a nightmare, practically eating e here you go little man.
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>> welcome back, everyone. stanford university holds commencement ceremonies starting at 9:30 this morning. and the keynote speaker is a 1992 alum who has become somewhat of a national hero. corey booker, now the mayor of newark, new jersey. he recently made headlines by putting his own life in jeopardy to rescue a neighbor from her burning home. while attending stanford he was selected to the associated student council of presidents. he was also named to the all-pac 10 football team. after graduation he became a rhodes scholar at the oxford university, and then earned a
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law degree at yale. san francisco's internationally renown boys chorus may be on the verge of a crisis. it has nothing to do with the artistic performances. some parents are questioning how the board of directors is managing the organization. >> the san francisco boys chorus is one of the city's jewels. the grammy award winning ensemble was founded back in 1948 and sings all over the world, but now the organization has hit a sour note. more than 100 parents have signed a petition expressing dissatisfaction with the board of directors. they said the board is shutting them out. >> we just want to have a voice on the board simply to be involved, simply to engage parents who actually help fundraising. it will help strengthen the organization. >> but on the administrative side parents accuse what one calls an unbelievably disrespectful board of directors for chasing away most of the staff and refusing outside
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input. >> it's clear the board is way out of step. >> former san francisco mayor willie brown pumps $25,000 a year into a scholarship he created to add racial diversity to the boys chorus. he said some board members have tried to kill his program and are not functioning the way a nonprofit should. >> when you exclude the public and when you refuse to have sunshine and lights on what you are doing, you clearly are running it as a very private club. >> brown said the state attorney general should look into the management of the chorus. no comment from the members of the board. >> proposition 29, the cigarette initiative remains too close to call days after the primary election. the secretary of stat's website shows the no side is still winning but the lead is
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shrinking. the no vote ahead just over 16,000 votes. 50.2% to 49.8. the l.a. times reports there is still some 436,000 uncounted ballots to process. experts say the odds of the yes vote pulling ahead and winning are still very long. it would need to get 52% of the remaining uncounted ballots. prop 29 would add a one dollar per pack tax on cigarettes and the money would be used for cancer research. in the central valley this morning a problem as unpleasant as destructive, they are coming by the millions. locusts have descended on the small town of harold about half-hour outside sacramento. as abc news reporter nannette miranda explains, they are hungry. >> i am used to bugs, but not this many. >> walk anywhere on the farm and you can easily check up dozens of what are believed to be locusts. they swarmed in on the town of
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harold two weeks ago and don't want to seem to leave. just how many? she would say in biblical proportions. >> at least 5 million of them. it said on the internet when i first started looking between 50 and 65 per square yard is a severe outbreak. if you stand in my backyard i have about maybe 5,000 per square yard. >> and they are hungry. you can see them munching on the peaches. there's nothing left of the hot peppers. they are even trying to eat the sign. they are also working on the rose bushes which were in full bloom until the unwanted visitors came and stayed. >> they are called the destroyer. oh, a very appropriate name. >> debbie's grandson often runs the yard with the net catching quite a few in one swoop. her dog coco can't decide which one to chase because there are so many.
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a u.c. davis scientists told her perhaps the dry, warm winter means less vegetation for the bugs to eat and combine that with a wet winter the season before when more bugs were born and that created the perfect storm. >> these are all dead. >> for now debbie catches as many as she can and drowns them in a pool of soapy poison. >> it's not funny anymore. it's not entertaining anymore. it's not pleasurable. it's eating everything that i own and i'm not happy. >> and there's coco still looking for more bugs. debbie has applied for a permit with the state that allows her to use a pesticide similar to one used in africa to combat their locust problem. needless to say, debbie won't be able to apply to get her farm organically certified this year. nannette miranda, abc7 news. >> up next, a big breakthrough. there's light at the middle of a tunnel that will carry water safely to your home. and we have a live look now from our emeryville cam showing you a little haze on this father's
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day. lisa argen will be along with your full accuweather forecast in just a few minutes.
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>> under the fremont hills, that's right, under the hills, minors are digging a tunnel that will ultimately secure much of the bay area's water supply in the event of a major earthquake. david louie has this abc7 news exclusive. >> minors call it a hole-through.
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that's where two tunnels dug from opposite ends come together 3450 feet below the fremont hills. two separate crews were finally able to shake hands after 13 months of digging. because of safety concerns, the san francisco public utilities commission shot this video inside the tunnel. >> today marks a milestone of we have now completed a 4500-foot run. >> when it's completed the new tunnel will travel 3 1/2 miles underground, supplementing an older pipe built in 1954. -- 1934. that pipe supplies water to 2.1 million people in san francisco, the peninsula, the south bay and parts of almeda county. >> we still have pipe to go in here, eight foot inside diameter pipe the entire way. there's still a lot of work to do here. >> this is dangerous work. explosives are used daily. monster machines work within
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inches of minors. add to in this project is sandwiched between two active earthquake faults. the tunnels are expected to cost $230 million and completed in the fall of 2013. >> the project will be paid for by a bond measure approved in 2002 to upgrade the hetch hetchy system. a network of tunnels, dams, and types that deliver water 100 miles from the hetch hetchy reservoir in yosemite park to the crystal springs dam along highway 280. in the newsroom, abc7 news. >> it is father's day." happy dad's day to everyone out there. and the weather should be spectacular. >> yes! eve been watching the fog from actually 2:00 this morning it started up the coast from the center coast. now eats off of point rays. so really making a comeback. the breeze is here. still mild inland, but a much more comfortable day. i'll have the numbers next. >> thank you, lisa. also next, what taste tests are revealing about ice cream treats
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>> two new studies show surgical procedures for obesity is far more effective for diabetes than drugs. skins type 2 diabetes affects more than 20 million americans, we wanted to take a closer look at a procedure first profiled more than six years ago. here's abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >> i have been morbidly obese my entire life. i was 99 pounds when i went to kindergarten. >> just five feet tall, she weighed 379 pounds but it wasn't until her cardiologist recommended bariatric surgery that she realized how serious her problem was. >> i said i'll think about it after christmas, and he said, quite frankly, i'm not so sure you will be here for christmas. i thought he was really mean and actually he handed me a lifeline. >> she opted for a procedure that was quite new at the time. unlike the lap band that cinches part of the stomach off and can be reversed, she chose to go
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with the sleeve gastroectomy. at majority of the stomach is actually taken out through the bellybutton and all that is left is this section here, a pouch about the size of a small banana. >> it was pretty safe over the time we started doing it, but over a five year time it's safer than a lap band. >> he is chief of surgery in his department at the california medical center in san francisco. >> the reason they choose the operation, they realize they don't have to have an intestinal by-pass to get 100 pounds of weight off and cure their diabetes. five year weight loss results are 60 to 80%. if you had 100 pounds to lose, in five years you would still have 60 to 80 pounds off. >> for doreen the results were even more remarkable. after one year she lost 239 pounds. three times more than what the doctor had predicted she would be able to lose. her diabetes gone.
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>> pretty soon no one was more surprised than me that i could walk for an hour and want to keep going. >> doreen is quick to point out the surgery is not a magic bullet but a tool. six years later she's mindful of everything she eats and still keeps a daily diary. high protein, small meals are key and so is daily exercise. >> that patient that follows the rules that we give them will probably get all their weight off and have a great goal weight and stay there indefinitely. >> for doreen, less is more. >> life is very good, very full, very busy, very active all the time. >> carolyn johnson, abc7 news. >> summertime for a lot of people means ice cream. 7 on your side's michael finney has some tips on finding the best frozen treats. hey, guys, i have ice cream. who wants floats, who wants sandwiches? >> summer is here is what better time to stock your freezer full of grab and go treats.
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>> while most kids are happy with just about any ice cream, at consumer reports we found a couple that topped the ratings that might make the discriminating big kids happy too. >> 21 different treats were evaluated, including the bars and sandwiches from dove, good humor, häagen-dazs and klondike. good humor bars were the lowest rated ice cream bars tested. they described the coating at thin, waxy and crumbling with ice cream that tasted of artificial vanilla and a hint of the wooden stick. several other dark chocolate bars got sweeter reviews, including häagen-dazs and dove, both rated excellent. although the kids may not notice the nuances, the bars had rich dark ice cream and chocolate. but they come at a price. >> they are expense of. they cost about $1.25 a bar and
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like all the bars, they have a lot of fat and calories so you might want to save them as a splurge. >> for only 50 cents a piece consider the ice cream sandwiches from walgreen. the drugstore's old fashion ice cream sandwich was the only sandwich tested that wasn't gum my. it has a soft, cake-like cookie that has a big coco flavor. a conclusion these novices can definitely agree with. >> consumer reports show if you are looking to satisfy a craving for an icy cold treat with fewer sal he calories and no fat, consider frozen fruit bars. testers sized up strawberry bars and rate the the whole foods strawberry bars excellent and the strawberry bars made by whole fruit. i'm michael finney. 7 on your side. >> we've had some warm, some would even say hot days recently. lisa argen is here to talk about whether that trend will continue. >> you know, if you were just on the coast yesterday, it was pleasant. but everywhere else, wow, 90s, triple digits and today you
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probably are already feeling the effects of that cool down. here's our shot from our sutro camera. you can see the fog offshore with the sunset. the richmond district. the marine layer running parallel to the coast. but, boy, is it bringing erelief all around the bay today. you see the winds out of the west, south west and reaching all the way to the delta. it is still in the 60s, but definitely looking at a cooler afternoon. significantly cooler in some spots. live doppler 7hd, nice and quiet, but we will look at a little mist and drizzle in the next 24 hours as our marine player thickens and moves across the bay tonight. 54 half moon bay, 56 in the city, 59 in oakland. napa has come up. you dropped down into the 50s and the fog all the way up point reyes right now. but the southwesterly winds have cooled antioch off seven degrees this morning. elsewhere still mild out there and the numbers will warm
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quickly in the east bay valleys but not making it much above the mid-90s. that's an improvement, but elsewhere the westerly winds will allow for a much, much cooler day today in the city, even in oakland and up in the north bay as well. peninsula, you, too, enjoying a nice afternoon. out of the upper 90s in san jose today. so cooler for father's day." the cool trend for the middle of the week will bump it up by the time summer gets here, but then temperatures below average by the end of the week. so here we are at 8:00 this morning. and the fog continues to move up to the north and tries to make a right turn. but it will stay off the coast today, bringing that cooler air, as much as, oh, 16 degrees cooler to 18 degrees cooler today in the city. so back into the upper 60s with numbers in the upper 80s today, and napa, still some 90s in livermore and half moon bay, santa cruz and watsonville, a couple degrees of cooling. we are looking for the sea breeze to stay with us not only today, but it will strengthen in
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the next couple of days. so through tomorrow more cooling into our east bay. in fact, numbers coming out of the 90s for tuesday. but still a lot of sunshine in the afternoon. red flag warnings for reno, the northern sierra, southern sierra and, of course, all the way down to the san joaquin valley. looking at 111 in palm springs. this afternoon breezier, sunshine, but temperatures only in the low 60s by late in the afternoon at the u.s. open with the southwest flow. 78 in oakland today. 83 in fremont. upper 60s san jose with some low 90s for santa rosa. mid-90s in livermore. but still that's a good twelve degrees cooler. 64 half moon bay, 78 watsonville and 62346 monterey. it's been foggy there all morning long. and ought of the mid-and upper 80s today for a nice afternoon for baseball. another win for the a's perhaps today. looking at cooling right through wednesday. that's when summer begins, and then after that is when another
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cooling trend gets underway. so just tons of festivals around the bay today. so nice weather. >> all right. thank you, lisa. in theaters this weekend, the musical rock of ages. eats based on the stage show that features music of the 80s. here's abc7 news and arts and entertainment reporter don sanchez on the isle. ♪ >> oh, that hair and those clothes and the music. flashback to the 80s. ♪ julian huff arrives by bus to l.a. to become a singer and is instantly attracted to this. it's a lightweight between production members. what about tom cruz? he plays rock god's casey jack like a reincarnation of brett michaels in the old days. half naked, loser, surrounded by women and in a haze. ♪
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>> alec baldwin in the long-haired wig and russell brand for some laughs. and a slimy manager. mary jane blige got a hand when she showed up. and it includes music by night ranger and journey. ♪ let me with your best shot] jones with the perfect american academy sent as the wife of the l.a. mayor trying to shut down the club. rock and roll is evil, she said. it's like a campaign for the 50s. ♪. if you love music from the '80s, you have to see the film. i guess the big surprise is tom cruz. yes, he can belt a song and you will see more of him than you have in any other film. rock of ages is like a string of music videos, interrupted now and then by a flimsy story. it never takes itself too seriously. i will have to give it a little less than three quarters of a bucket. i'm don sanchez, abc7 news and
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we will see you on the isle. >> up next, the surf's up near san diego. dozens of canines hot dog their way to the guinness book of world records and
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>> what began as a good time on a san diego area beach has now become a world record surf competition for dogs.
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yesterday's coronado bay resort dog competition broke three guinness book world records. more than ten dogs surfed on one board as one time. for ten dogs surfed with a human at one time and more ten dogs surfed with two humans just to make sure the record stands. there were thousands of spectators raising money for preventing cruelty to animals. >> it looks like they had a nice time, weather and the water in san diego always nice. >> are they really having a nice time? >> or are they being forced on the board? i don't know. >> well, hopefully you will enjoy the weather today. a little hard to do yesterday unless you were right at the beach. today 68 in the city, 78 in oakland, 92 in concord. so still some heat in our inland valleys. but much better today. 92 santa rosa. 76 santa cruz. 66 in monterey. so our cooling trend starts today. it continues tomorrow into tuesday. a little warmer for summer on wednesday. and then more cooling for the
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rest of the week, which will take us below normal by then ever the week. >> okay. and they were preventing cruelty to animals so i think the dogs were enjoying themselves. >> i know. >> that is going to do it for us. thank you for joining us. our next nows cast is at nine. i'm carolyn tyler along with my dog-loving friend here lisa argen. you can keep track of the latest breaking news on twitter abc7 news bay area or talk about it at facebook.com/abc7news. good morning america is up next. happy father's day!
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